Tar Heel Capital invests in Polish medical diagnostic imaging company KIE


Polish private equity firm Tar Heel Capital has acquired an 85 per cent stake in medical diagnostic imaging company KIE.

The company operates 12 computed tomography and magnetic resonance facilities – under the TOMMA brand – and offers maintenance and teleradiology services to nearly 40 other centres.

The investment was made via the firm’sTar Heel Capital II FIZAN vehicle, with KIE founder Karol Konieczny remaining aa minority shareholder. THC said it plans to expand the company through acquisitions and opening of new centres.

In the last 12 months KIE has opened four new facilities and development of proprietary medical IT solutions.

KIE is the second investment from the fund which raised €50m in 2013 dedicated to investments in Polish SMEs.

Founded in 2008, previous investments from Tar Heel include Euroad, Radpol and Apreo Logistics, while the Fund I portfolio currently includes LiveChat, Greenbet, Ekobet-Siekierki and FAM GK.

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